Kitchen Manager


: $39,570.00 - $62,650.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

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GERBER GROUP is seeking a Kitchen Manager to join our Mr. Purple team!
Mr. Purple is located at 180 Orchard St 15th floor, New York, NY 10002

Hospitality industry leader, Gerber Group, encompasses iconic venues under such brands as Irvington, Kingside, The Roof, Mr. Purple, The Campbell Bar, and Taco Electrico in
Who we are looking for
- Kitchen Manager
The ideal candidate is a hardworking and organized individual who thinks creatively. Must communicate effectively in all mediums and at a quick pace. He or she should enjoy solving problems in a high pressure environment. Organization and time management skills are vital. A background in hospitality is required.

1-2 years of Kitchen Management experience

Must be willing and able to:
Be responsible for the overall back of house operations of the restaurant including all aspects of food production in conjunction with the Executive Chef.
Be responsible for the hiring, training, scheduling, discipline, supervision and termination of all front of house staff.
Assist Executive Chef with all financial aspects of the location.
Master financial procedures.
Master computer register system.
Identify, communicate and coordinate inventory, equipment needs, and daily orders with the Steward i.e. liquor, wine, beer, side bar, glassware, food, etc.
Ensure adequate prep and stock levels based on business levels.
Maintain quality standards including consistency and presentation.
Ensure proper storage of all items according to standing operating procedure.
Comprehend and adhere to sanitation guidelines as prescribed by standing state and city codes.
Perform a shift walk through in order to assess staffing, maintenance, cleanliness, zoning and any special needs.
Complete opening sanitation checklist, assign sanitation projects to hourly staff and follow up with employees to ensure their completion.
Follow up with employees and co-workers to ensure completion of assigned projects.
Assign employee workstations.
Track high cost items according to standing operating procedure.
Uphold applicable policies and requirements of employment laws.
Write agenda for and conduct periodic management meetings.
Review and amend agenda for shift service meetings (to be conducted by shift managers).
Master all job functions of all back of house employees.
Address guest complaints and concerns effectively and courteously when necessary.
Master use of equipment and utensils related to the operation of the location.
Communicate repair and maintenance needs to the Executive Chef and/or appropriate repair source.
Master scheduling of ALL departments.
More detail about Mr. Purple part of Gerber Group, please visit
Associated topics: back end, day shift manager, director, floor manager, general manager, manager, night manager, operations manager, restaurant operations, service manager * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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